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The mission of the Academy is to establish meaningful collaborations among UK’s premier academic enrichment programs to use efficiently university resources and talents for the benefit of all undergraduates. The beneficiaries of the Academy are highly motivated students seeking a rich educational experience. UK is proud to feature opportunities for excellence through which deeply committed students can extend and enrich learning within academic majors, minors, living learning programs, and the UK Core.

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Academy News

6 UK Students Win Scholarships to Study Critical Languages Abroad

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced six UK students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian...

Board Approves Creation of Lewis Honors College

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved the creation of the new Lewis Honors College at UK. The board approved first reading of revisions to the university’s Governing Regulations...

Kern to Participate in Organization of American Historians' Distinguished Lectureship Progam

Kathi Kern, UK associate professor of history and Chellgren Faculty Fellow, has been named one of 78 new speakers to the Organization of American Historians' Distinguished Lectureship Program for...